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Q & A with Mr. Merchant: Trinity welcomes new illustrative instructor

Q &  A with Mr. Merchant: Trinity welcomes new illustrative instructor

Emma Liggett, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Q: Did you like art in high school? Why or why not? A:Yes, because it’s the only thing I was good at. Q: What was your major in college and why? A: Illustration because I loved the way that art tells a story. Q: What was your past experience with art? I was a freelance illustrator for a sports ...

Herr Good brings “good” back into Trinity

Herr Good brings “good” back into Trinity

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

It is very rare when a person can learn a language fluently, let alone teach one to younger children. Yet, Herr Good has proven that both can be done - and done well. Good has been teaching English and German for over 20 years in the Pittsburgh area and has found his way into the Hiller lifestyle for t...

Q&A with Mr. Poletti: Trinity welcomes new guidance counselor

Q&A with Mr. Poletti: Trinity welcomes new guidance counselor

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Q: Why did you choose to come to Trinity? A: There are so many great things going on at Trinity.  Q: Why did you want to become a counselor? A: I had a really good counselor back in high school and that made me want to help kids.  Q: Which college did you attend? A: Duquesne University for...

Dr. Demian begins new role as assistant principal

Dr. Demian begins new role as assistant principal

Emma Malinak, Copy Editor

September 26, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year begins, Trinity High School has the important job of welcoming a new assistant principal, Dr. Demian. With his years of leadership experience and his excitement to become a Hiller, Demian is eager to start the new school year. Even though he has only been able to interac...

Q & A with Mrs. Bennett

Q & A with Mrs. Bennett

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

Q: How did you become interested in art? A: My relatives were art teachers and I grew up with an aunt who taught me art. I always took art classes in school and took my first pottery class at the age of six.   Q: What college did you attend? A: I attended Carlow University for college. ...

Q&A with Mrs. Berty

Q&A with Mrs. Berty

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

March 14, 2019

Q: How long have you been teaching at Trinity? A: For Decades!   Q: What classes do you teach? A: I teach Honors Debate 1, 2, 3, 4; Honors Writing; Journalism 1; Public Speaking; English 9; and Advanced Public Speaking.   Q: What college did you attend? What was your major? ...

Q&A with Mr. Poletti

Q&A with Mr. Poletti

Maddie Spencer

February 28, 2019

Q: What classes are you currently teaching? A:  “American Government and Sociology”   Q: How long have you been teaching at Trinity? A:  “I have been teaching for four years at Trinity.”   Q: What is your favorite class to teach and why? A:  “Sociology. Developing...

Q & A with Coach Mac

Q & A with Coach Mac

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019

How many years have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching for 22 years. Have you taught at any other schools? If so which ones? I taught at Chartiers Houston for six years and in North Carolina for one. What college did you attend? The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...

Dawson runs her way into marathon status

Dawson runs her way into marathon status

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

In school, students are only able to see one side of teachers. Students often hear that teachers lead a busy life outside the classroom but never really get the chance to know what exactly they do when the job of teaching, grading tests, giving homework or slaving over reports is over. Ms. Dawson...

Boczar, new History teacher, writes her way into Trinity’s history

Boczar, new History teacher, writes her way into Trinity’s history

Caitlyn Scott

October 3, 2018

Caitlyn Scott sits down with new History teacher, Lauren Boczar, and learns about her transition to Trinity High School. Q: What made you want to become a teacher? A: I really enjoyed my history courses and professors’ teaching styles during my undergrad. They were engaging and never strayed ...

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